[LINK] US: Pubsphere/Gov 2.0 and OT -we-want-our-money-back-and-were-going-get-it

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Jan 18 11:10:19 AEDT 2010

> The White House Forum on Modernizing Government was a unique opportunity to draw on the experience of wisdom of some of the country's top CEOs and workers.  The lessons in management and adaptation they had to share are particularly important at a time where technology can dramatically improve customer (or citizen) service and streamline operations if used effectively -- can frankly cause an expensive mess if not.
> In case you missed it, here is the video of the opening session with the President, as well as links to the video of the five breakout sessions and the closing session.  We also posted a sort of viewing guide to various videos for those who really want to dive deep.

Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> Today we're convening the White House Forum on Modernizing Government to bring private sector and federal government leaders together in a discussion about new ways to use technology to streamline government operations, improve customer service, and maximize returns on information technology investments.
> <http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/modernizing-government-your-five-livestream-guide>
>> Tomorrow, the White House will seek ideas from the public about how government can improve its use of technology at www.whitehouse.gov. I encourage everyone to contribute their ideas on how to make government perform better and help us deliver on the President’s commitment to change how business is done in Washington.
> <http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/modernizing-government>
> and though OT - I seem to recall Keating 
> expressing a similar sentiment about Tax 
> minimisation.
>> Discussing Wall Street executives' reaction to his proposed new fees on major banks, the President delivered a simple message: "Instead of sending a phalanx of lobbyists to fight this proposal, or employing an army of lawyers and accountants to help evade the fee, I suggest you might want to consider simply meeting your responsibilities."
> <http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/14/president-wall-street-we-want-our-money-back-and-were-going-get-it>
> Marghanita

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